Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Townsville City Council; Adani Mining Pty Ltd (Third Party) & Ors [2019] QICmr 7 (12 March 2019)

Application number:
313782
Applicant:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Respondent:
Townsville City Council
Decision date:
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019
Catchwords:

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RIGHT TO INFORMATION - REFUSAL OF ACCESS - EXEMPT INFORMATION - CABINET INFORMATION - information concerning infrastructure proposal - whether information brought into existence in course of local government’s budgetary processes - whether exempt information to which access may be refused - sections 47(3)(a) and 48 and schedule 3, section 4B of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RIGHT TO INFORMATION - REFUSAL OF ACCESS - EXEMPT INFORMATION - BREACH OF CONFIDENCE - whether disclosure of information would found an action for breach of confidence - whether exempt information to which access may be refused - sections 47(3)(a) and 48 and schedule 3, section 8 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RIGHT TO INFORMATION - REFUSAL OF ACCESS - CONTRARY TO PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION - whether disclosure of information would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest - sections 47(3)(b) and 49 of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)

Appeals information:

This decision is the subject of an appeal to QCAT